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Kara Fleck
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We finished our month long NO SPEND challenge. How did we do? And what's the plan going forward? Head over to the blog to find out.

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Note: there are affiliate links in this post. Thanks for your support! Friends, it is the last day of the 31 Day Living Well, Spending ZERO challenge. You might have noticed that I wasn't able to keep up with the daily bl...
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I'm giving away a copy of #GiveYourChildtheWorld on my blog! Head there to enter.
Recently I shared this update on facebook, "January or June, lofty goals or baby steps, I'm not going to talk about what portion of the year has already gone by, I'm just going to say that they are YOUR goals and it is YOUR...
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KEF FAQs - you asked, I answered.
Welcome! I'm Kara and I am the one woman show behind the K. Elizabeth Fleck blog, which I affectionately call "KEF" (rhymes with Jeff). Who: Kara - a mama, a caregiver, a writer, a knitter, and a homeschooler What: a lifestyl...
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The post that is definitely NOT my Mother of the Year Award acceptance speech.
Sometimes in this strange, wonderful phenomenon of sharing called blogging, it can be all too easy to put another person up on a pedestal, to assume they are leading a nearly perfect life because of the snapshot that we see -...
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The books I'm using to plan next year, a rough sketch of our plans, and a vlog, too.

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Note: there are affiliate links in this post. Thank you! A few weeks ago I shared a post on Simple Homeschool about my 3 step process for homeschool planning. I thought it might be nice to record a vlog as a companion to tha...
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The one where my grace and propensity for carrying far too many things in my hands while going down the stairs finally catches up to me.

Or, how I fell down.

"Elderly cats, looney old women who fall down stairs, sock knitting. Yeah, this is exactly how I pictured my life would turn out. Look out, Teen Spirit because I've seen your future."

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Note: there are affiliate links in this post. Thanks for your support! My goal for 2016 is to knit twelve pairs of socks. Pair number one was the Rockstar Rainbow socks, which I finished early January. A few days ago I...
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Day four of our Living Well, Spending ZERO challenge (with a $200 grocery budget since we didn't plan ahead or stock up for this).  How did we do?

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Note: there are affiliate links in this post. Thanks for your support! We spend $20.19 of our $200 grocery budget for the challenge. Yesterday was day four of the 31 Day Living Well, Spending ZERO challenge. We are followi...
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Storytelling ideas, story starters, and creative writing prompts.
Let's face it: in this animated, electronic, mini-series world we're in a tough competition for our kids' attention. A child's simple request to "tell me a story" can feel a little daunting as we wonder if what we have to say...
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In a messy season of life? Feeling guilty? Embrace the 80/20 rule, mama, and let that guilt go.

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A few years ago, when I shared here on the blog that I was feeling overwhelmed by pregnancy, life with small children, and trying to get through the solo parenting season at our house that is income tax time, a kind reader ge...
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Knit Vlog No.5 | Fools and False Starts

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Note: there are affiliate links in this post. Thanks for your support! If you're visiting the blog for the first time via YouTube, welcome! It's so nice to have you here. If you're a regular blog reader, then welcome bac...
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March Favorites and Finished Objects, all wrapped up in a little vlog for you.

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Worthwhile Reads and Lovely Things, plus a look back at February.
Note: this post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support! Welcome to my new readers and to those of you returning to this space. Thanks for joining me! Lets get to the good stuff! Here are this week's w...
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editor, SimpleKids.net
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creative parenting, simple living, encouragment for parents and caregivers, honest words about life with small children
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  • Simple Living Media
    editor, Simple Kids
    editor of the blog SimpleKids.net, dedicated to childhood, uncomplicated
  • K.ElizabethFleck
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    living creatively, loving passionately, writing it down
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writing about knitting, knitting about writing
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My name is Kara Fleck and I'm the editor of SimpleKids.net and the blogger behind Rockin' Granola and the homeschool blog The Dynamo Rhino.  I'm a wife and mother of four kids, ages one to eleven. 

I’m a believer in childhood and the importance of keeping it as uncomplicated as possible.

In my pre-blogging life I have done everything from designing flyers for local bands (which sounds much cooler than the small-scale venture it actually was), working for my university’s English department as a student secretary, and for a few years I was the assistant manager of a small bookstore.

One of my favorite things about being a parent is getting to play, craft, and create with my children – any excuse to get messy and giggle!

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wife, mother, dreamer, knitter, homeschooler, bookworm, hooligan, poet
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